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2011 explosion victims take next step in push for lawsuit

REGINA – Victims of the 2011 Co-op Refinery explosion are trying to sue their former employer for physical and emotional damages.

Saskatchewan law prevents workers from suing their employers because they are insured by the Workers Compensation Act, but the victims say an exception should be made in this case. 471 more words


Requirements for Risk Assessment – OHSAS 18001

The OHSAS 18001 was utterly modified throughout the revision method.  Overall, these changes align OHSAS 18001 a lot of closely with alternative occupational health and safety management system standards like ANSI/AIHA Z10:2005. 372 more words

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Setup your Workstation with Ergonomic Chairs

Are you spending most of your waking hours in the office sitting on the chair (for long periods)? Then you should know that constantly sitting for long hours or periods can build up the pressure on your spine, which in turn can cause acute back pain and other health issues. 279 more words

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Importance of Confined Space Training for Workers

A building construction worker’s cries ring out of an inlet pipe in the cure plant. Thankfully, maintenance and project workers know precisely what to do. When questioned what caused them to carry out the right techniques in the warmth of the moment, workers credit professionalism, fast thinking, plus. 398 more words

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Importance of Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Business

Occupational Health and Safety training is centered on offering safety measures in various industries and the office surroundings. The implantation of such training programs has minimized the amount of mishaps and incidents that generally occur in the office. 424 more words


Slim's Criminal Law News Jan 13 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Will the threat of jail improve safety?

In recent years, enforcement of occupational health and safety laws has taken on more of a criminal appearance. OHS regulators have increased pressure to punish employers and their representatives when accidents occur in the workplace. 11 more words

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Worker dies after falling off roof in north Edmonton

EDMONTON – A man died after falling off the roof he was working on Friday morning in north Edmonton.

He was working for B & B Roofing Ltd. 70 more words